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A Letter to Myself Circa January 2010

February 13, 2011 Leave a comment

Because I’m Turning 25…

Dear Eric,

In a few weeks you turn 24 while today I turned 25. I wanted to write to you just to tell you how lucky you are to have the coming year ahead of you. Everything in your life you wish could be better, will improve enormously. Even the parts of your life that you think are pretty good already will be amazing by the time you hit that quarter century mark. It might be hard to believe, but considering you’re already reading a letter from the future I encourage you to be open-minded. I thought it might be nice to give you an overview of what’s to come, some highlight at least, just so you understand why it was a year worth breaking the laws of physics for. You might be wondering why, if I can send a letter into the past I don’t send it to you on your actual birthday. The reason is because even though that’s the calendar day you turn 24, the day you get on that plane to Germany is really the day your year begins. Oh yeah that flight is delayed by a day just so you know, apparently the English can’t handle snow.

I thought about different ways to recap your year ahead but decided a simple chronological summary would make the most sense. So here’s a month-by-month look at the coming year: Read more…

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